Online registration has closed – attendance remains open.
You may register and pay with a credit card until Thursday, October 26, 4PM via Linda Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-748-8100.
Walk ups may register and pay at TransAlta Commons at Centralia College from 8-9 am on Friday, October 27. We hope to see you!
Plan to Attend the 7th Annual
Southwest Washington Autism Conference
Friday, October 27, 2017
9 am to 2:30 pm – Centralia College
2017 Theme: Taking Action: Planning for Lifelong Success –
Each year over 200 educators, health professionals, administrators, parents and adults on the ASD spectrum attend this informative event. We are pleased to move to a new venue at the Centralia College campus. We look forward to seeing you!
Keynote Speaker: Monica Meyer, Autism Advocate and Mom will speak on Taking Action – Planning for Lifelong Success. We are honored to welcome Monica Meyer, a passionate educator since 1997 on behalf of ASD individuals for hundreds of parents, teachers, employment and residential agencies. Meyer’s passion for developing lifelong, ASD evidence-based strategies comes from her commitment to her own now-adult son Michael.
Break Out Session 1 – 10:15-11:00 AM
Keynote Q & A – Monica Meyer
Next Steps After a New Diagnosis
Improving Work Behaviors with Behavior-Specific Praise
Break Out Session 2 – 12:10-1:00 PM
Panel: Adults on the Autism Spectrum
When an Emergency Happens
Tools to use Before Behaviors Escalate
Employment and Individuals with Autism
Get Smart: School and Medical Collaboration
Break Out Session 3 – 1:10-2:00 PM
Panel: Parents of Individuals on the Autism Spectrum
Deconstructing Defense Mode with Aspergers
DDA & IFS Waivers – Navigating Government Services
Working Collaboratively with Families and Schools
University of Washington Autism Center
United Way of Lewis County
Lewis County Public Health & Social Services
Providence Centralia Hospital
Community Foundation of South Puget Sound
In-Tot Development Center
University of Washington READi Lab
Lewis County Parent to Parent
Washington Autism Alliance & Advocacy
Washington State Medical Home Partnerships Project
Autism Society of Washington